Tag Archives: Skopje

Balkan Impressions

As has been made abundantly clear over the last few weeks of blog posts, I recently had the long-wished-for oppourtunity to spend some time traveling in the Balkans.  For 15 days I was in motion, not allowing dust to settle, … Continue reading

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Alexander, Alexander!

If you wander the streets of Niš, Serbia, it will not be long before you stumble upon the huge statue of King Alexander Karađorđević, sitting proudly atop his horse and staring boldly into the middle distance.  I came upon the … Continue reading

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A Taste of Macedonia: 48 Hours in Skopje

In actual fact, I had less than 48 hours in Skopje.  I think it was closer to 42, which in and of itself is a great number, but it is far too little time to spend in most any city, … Continue reading

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Devil of a Day

Be careful what you wish for, friends.  Not only might you get it, but it could come with strings attached.  In my case this involved getting a chance to speak with Serbian people who did not know English.  It would … Continue reading

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Friday Morning at the Mosque

There is much left to be said about Serbia, but I wanted to write this now before I lose my impressions.  I visited the Mustafa a Mosque in Skopje, Macedonia, on Friday, and after looking around began to take some … Continue reading

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